Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

Programs

The Folk School offers a variety of annual and ongoing programs. To us, a program is larger or more comprehensive than a class and continues year after year, such as Week in the Woods. Programs can consist of classes around a theme or can be tied to seasons and repeat each year. If you have ideas we would like to hear about them.

Current Programs:

WEEK IN THE WOODS:   2018 Session: June 22 – 27

WEEK ON THE RIVER:   2018 Session: tba

SUMMER RHYTHM AND ROOTS: A FOLK SCHOOL YOUTH EXPLORATION:  2018 Session: July 16-20

ALASKA CELLO INTENSIVE

BOATWRIGHT SERIES

ONE TREE

OPEN SHOP: ongoing

WOODWORKING PROGRAMS: Ongoing

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Mon
1:30 pm Chicken Butchering
Chicken Butchering
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicken Butchering @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Chicken Butchering –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming classes at Calypso Farm[...]
Aug
23
Wed
6:00 pm Beyond Sauerkraut- Vegetable Fer...
Beyond Sauerkraut- Vegetable Fer...
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Beyond Sauerkraut- Vegetable Fermentation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Beyond Sauerkraut – Vegetable Fermentation Instructor: Marianne Stolz We will learn about the likes and dislikes of busy little Milkacid bacteria. We will use them to turn our garden vegetables into taste bud delights. Sauerkraut[...]
Aug
24
Thu
1:30 pm Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold ...
Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold ...
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Seed Saving Basics w/ Kurt Wold A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Learn about seed saving with Kurt Wold of Pingo Farm, the most experienced commercial seed grower in[...]
6:00 pm Tiny House Construction: Coffee,...
Tiny House Construction: Coffee,...
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tiny House Construction: Coffee, Cookies, and Questions @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Tiny House Construction: Coffee, Cookies, and Questions Are you interested in building a tiny home? Folk School instructor Sara Hensel is constructing a hybrid art-gallery-ceramics-studio on an 18′ trailer at The Folk School shop. Come[...]
Aug
28
Mon
9:00 am Log Construction Workshop with R...
Log Construction Workshop with R...
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Log Construction Workshop with Robert Chambers - 4 week course @ to be determined | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Log Construction Workshop with Robert Chambers (4 week course) A log construction workshop taught by world-renowned log home-builder Robert Chambers, will take place in Fairbanks, Alaska. This workshop is for people interested in building quality,[...]
Sep
2
Sat
10:00 am Bread Oven Building Workshop @ C...
Bread Oven Building Workshop @ C...
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bread Oven Building Workshop @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Bread Oven Building Workshop – (2 day course) A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Learn how to build a wood-fired bread oven in this 2-day workshop at Calypso!  There[...]